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9 people were killed in a mass shooting attack in Dayton, Ohio, early Sunday morning.

Here are their stories.  https://nbcnews.to/2KohZgJ 

Lois L. Oglesby was a 27-year-old nursing student and mother of two who had recently been on maternity leave, a friend told the Dayton Daily News.

“She was a wonderful mother, a wonderful person," the friend said.

Megan K. Betts, the gunman's sister, was a 22-year-old undergraduate student at Wright State University. She was studying earth and environmental sciences.

Derrick R. Fudge, 57, was spending time with family when he was shot, his sister told the Dayton Daily News.

"They were all just down there enjoying themselves and had stepped out of, I think, one of the clubs and were in a line to get some food," she said.

Logan M. Turner was a 30-year-old machinist at Thaler Machine Co. in Springboro. He was out with friends over the weekend after celebrating his birthday, his mother told the Dayton Daily News.

"He was very generous and loving and the world's best son," she said.

Nicholas P. Cumer was a 25-year-old graduate student in the master of cancer core program at Saint Francis University in Pennsylvania, according to a statement released by the school’s president.

"Nicholas was dedicated to caring for others," Malachi Van Tassell said.

Thomas J. McNicholas, whose nickname was “TeeJay,” was a 25-year-old father of four and a “gentle giant,” his aunt told the Dayton Daily News.

"Everybody loves him. He was like a big kid," she told the newspaper.

Beatrice N. Warren-Curtis, 36, and Monica E. Brickhouse, 39, were out together in Dayton at the time of the attack, according to the Dayton Daily News.

Saeed Saleh was a 38-year-old from Eritrea.

Yahya Khamis, president of the Dayton Sudanese community, says he was a "very good guy, calm and humble."

He noted that the African community in the area is very close, and that the entire community is mourning Saleh's death.


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